East of Vancouver near Mission, the Stave Lake West area has routes open to ATV Riding. This is a BC Hydro Recreation Area. There is a variety of terrain to explore including rocky routes, deep mud and water crossings.
There is a parking area on Dewdney Trunk Road. Start riding on the gravel road heading north. There are many side trails off this main road.
Note: As of August 2008, the Ministry of Forests Regulations require all ATV drivers to be at least 16 years of age and have a valid drivers license to ride on Forest Service Roads. In addition, the ATV must have valid third-party liability insurance, which is typically around $120 per year. The Conservation Officers will issue a $600 ticket if you do not have proof of insurance.
Overall, Stave Lake West is the 7th most popular ATV riding trail of all 61 ATV trails in British Columbia.